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2:01 am on Wednesday November 30, 2011

Charleston County School District awards $500 bonuses to employees

Image by Flickr user nyer82 As you might guess, the bonuses are not sitting well with employees that have been laid off recently. Read about it at The Post and Courier. Add to that the (now failed) proposal that would have raised school board...
11:53 am on Monday May 3, 2010

Up to 4,000 layoffs on the horizon for education employees

Image by Flickr user los.angelistaNo good news on the educational job front here. State schools Superintendent Jim Rex said today that by the upcoming school year, 3,800 education employees will lose their jobs, including about 2,500 teachers. The...
3:36 am on Friday January 15, 2010

Department of Natural Resources faces budget crisis, at least 50 layoffs on the way

John Frampton, director of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday that the agency is facing a budget crisis and can no longer make its payroll. The agency has been hurting for a while and has tried to remedy the...
8:23 am on Friday November 6, 2009

Post and Courier lays off 23 from across newspaper staff

Image by Geoff Marshall/ContributedImage by 20091106-pandc.jpg According to an announcement on The Post and Courier's Web site, the company has cut "23 positions throughout the building, including seven that were unfilled." Read more stories on...
10:46 am on Friday February 6, 2009

Layoffs at The Post and Courier tops bad week for S.C. papers (updated)

Image by 20090206-layoffs.jpg Charleston.net as of 7 this morning -- a harbinger of what was to come?Word has just come that The Post and Courier has laid off 25 people including six from the newsroom. Read more stories on this subject in our...
12:58 pm on Thursday January 15, 2009

Medical supply maker cuts 90 local jobs

Hill-Rom, which makes hospital beds and other medical supplies, is cutting some 90 jobs at its North Charleston plant that employees 350 people. [gmap markers=blue::32.83636362861072,-80.01797676086426 |zoom=12 |center=32.83459674730076,-80....
10:57 am on Monday December 15, 2008

Force Protection lays off 150 more

This news of layoffs was largely expected as local armored vehicle maker, Force Protection continues to transition to a smaller, more nimble company after largely saturating the military's demand for mine-resistant vehicles. Read more stories on...
12:27 pm on Monday July 21, 2008

Post and Courier offers buyouts to employees

The Post and Courier joined a long line today, becoming the most recent newspaper to reveal signs of financial difficulty. The newspaper announced that it is offering employees a voluntary separation package of two weeks' pay for every year they've...
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